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IV Olympic Winter Games
""1936 Winter Olympics.svg
The 1936 Olympic Logo comprises the Olympic rings in the foreground and
the summit of the Garmisch-Partenkirchen Alps with a ski track leading to the mountains in the background.
Around, there is the inscription "IV. OLYMPISCHE WINTERSPIELE 1936
GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN"
Host city "Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
Nations participating 28
Athletes participating 646
(566 men, 80 women)
Events 17 in 4 "sports (8 disciplines)
Opening ceremony February 6
Closing ceremony February 16
"Officially opened by "Führer "Adolf Hitler
"Athlete's Oath "Wilhelm Bogner
"Stadium "Olympia Skistadion
Winter:
<  "Lake Placid 1932 "St. Moritz 1948  >
Summer:
<  "Los Angeles 1932 "Berlin 1936  >
""
""
"Opening Ceremony with "Rudolf Hess, president of IOC count "Henri de Baillet-Latour, and "Adolf Hitler

The 1936 Winter Olympics, officially known as the IV Olympic Winter Games (French: Les IVes Jeux olympiques d'hiver) (German: Olympische Winterspiele 1936), were a winter "multi-sport event which was celebrated in 1936 in the "market town of "Garmisch-Partenkirchen in "Bavaria, "Germany. Germany also hosted the "Summer Olympics the same year in Berlin. 1936 is the last year in which the Summer and Winter Games were both held in the same country (the cancelled "1940 games would have been held in "Japan, with that country likewise hosting the Winter and Summer games).

The 1936 Winter Olympics were organized on behalf of the "German League of the Reich for Physical Exercise (DRL) by "Karl Ritter von Halt. Von Halt had been named President of the Committee for the organization of the Fourth Winter Olympics in Garmisch-Partenkirchen by Reichssportführer "Hans von Tschammer und Osten.

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Highlights[edit]

Sports[edit]

Medals were awarded in 17 events contested in 4 sports (8 disciplines).

Demonstration sports[edit]

Venues[edit]

Participating nations[edit]

28 nations sent athletes to compete in Germany. "Australia, "Bulgaria, "Greece, "Liechtenstein, "Spain, and "Turkey all made their Winter Olympic debut in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, and "Estonia, "Latvia, "Luxembourg, the "Netherlands, and "Yugoslavia all returned to the Games after having missed the "1932 Winter Olympics.

Medal count[edit]

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 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  "Norway 7 5 3 15
2  "Germany (host nation) 3 3 0 6
3  "Sweden 2 2 3 7
4  "Finland 1 2 3 6
5  "Switzerland 1 2 0 3
6  "Austria 1 1 2 4
7  "Great Britain 1 1 1 3
8  "United States 1 0 3 4
9  "Canada 0 1 0 1
10  "France 0 0 1 1
 "Hungary 0 0 1 1
Total 17 17 17 51

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Preceded by
"Lake Placid
"Winter Olympics
"Garmisch-Partenkirchen

IV Olympic Winter Games (1936)
Succeeded by
"Sapporo
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